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Individual Speaker Profile

James Bottomley Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: June 18, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: London
Zip Code: NW1 9TZ
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Linux Foundation - From (Current)
Statement of Interest

next gen container based cloud infrastructure

Areas Of Expertise
  • containers
  • virtualization
  • community processes
  • open source licences
  • open source legal issues




James Bottomley is a Distinguished Engineer at IBM Research where he
works on Cloud and Container technology.  He is also Linux Kernel
maintainer of the SCSI subsystem. He has been a Director on the Board
of the Linux Foundation and Chair of its Technical Advisory Board. He
went to university at Cambridge for both his undergraduate and
doctoral degrees after which he joined AT&T Bell labs to work on
Distributed Lock Manager technology for clustering. In 2000 he helped
found SteelEye Technology, a High availability company for Linux and
Windows, becoming Vice President and CTO.  He joined Novell in 2008 as
a Distinguished Engineer at Novell's SUSE Labs, Parallels (later Odin)
in 2011 as CTO of Server Virtualization and IBM Research in 2016.

Presentations from previous and upcoming OpenInfra Summits:
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

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